16-year-old in hospital after shooting in Portland neighborhood

Published: Mar. 11, 2023 at 5:38 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell said a 16-year-old is in the hospital after a shooting in the Portland neighborhood Saturday afternoon.

Mitchell said LMPD responded to a call of a shooting in the 2900 block of West Market Street around 4:45 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a 16-year-old that had received a gunshot wound to the leg.

Officials said the victim was transported to UofL Hospital with what appear to be non-life threatening injuries.

LMPD is handling the ongoing investigation.

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